NZ Level 5

Misrepresentation of Results

Lachlan asks $120$120 Year 12 students at his school how much time they spend on homework per night. $78$78 Year 12 students say they do more than $3$3 hours. At a meeting of the student council Lachlan reports "$65%$65% of students at this school do too much homework.

Which of the following explain why this is misleading?

The survey does not represent the population of the school.

A

The question should have been multiple choice.

B

The question was biased.

C

The sample size was too small.

D

The survey does not represent the population of the school.

A

The question should have been multiple choice.

B

The question was biased.

C

The sample size was too small.

D

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